Causes and Meanings behind Bad Breath
Has someone mentioned that you have bad breath? Chances are that your closest friends and family are not sure how to bring it up tactfully. Your Miami Dentist, Dr. Doralio Millan, will be honest with you about any negative smells due to bacteria in your mouth.
What Causes Bad Breath?
When we refer to bad breath, we are not referring to the garlic or onion smells that can come from your favorite meals. Those smells will fade with brushing and flossing.
Bad breath, or halitosis, is caused by bacteria due to gum disease. Gum disease, or periodontal disease, often occurs due to neglect – failure to brush and floss or missing too many ...